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1966 Thunderbird Town Coupe

Make: Ford
Model: Thunderbird
SubModel: Town Coupe
Type: Town Coupe
Trim: Town Coupe
Year: 1966
Mileage: 80,885
VIN: 6Y81Z102945
Color: Silver Mink
Engine: 390
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: Auromatic
Interior color: Silver Mink
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Oroville, California, United States

1966 Ford Thunderbird Town Coupe Additional Info:

1966 Thunderbird in excellent condition. Listed at No Reserve.

New or rebuilt items include:

Original 390 engine rebuilt less than 3000 miles ago

Rebuilt transmission per the previous owner

New exhaust system

Custom aluminum crossflow radiator

New polished catch tank

New Holley carburetor with electric choke

New chrome air cleaner

New brake master cylinder

Rebuilt brake booster

New brake calipers

New soft brake lines

New brake pads

New aftermarket AM/FM radio

Recent basecoat/clearcoat Silver Mink paint

Seven Liter Ford pseudo mag wheel hubcaps

New driver’s window switch

This car won Second Place in its class at the 2017 Chico Concours d’Elegance. It is titled in my name, registered and insured, and can be driven anywhere. The exterior is in excellent condition, with no evidence of rust anywhere. The aftermarket radio features a faceplate that matches the Thunderbird dash, has five pushbuttons controlling 12AM and 18FM presets, three equalizer presets plus treble, bass, and fader control, and rear auxiliary input. But for the fact that this car could use new front carpets and the clock does not work, the interior – including the overhead console – is in excellent condition. There is one crack in the steering wheel at the 12 o’clock position and no cracks in the dashboard. The interior top of the driver’s side door is showing some wear, as is the driver’s seat back. The swingaway wheel functions as it should, the vacuum-release parking brake also functions properly, and the sequential turn signals work great. One drawback is the persistent stumble when starting from a standstill, probably due to incorrect accelerator pump nozzle, (which I may get around to replacing.) Once underway, the engine is smooth and powerful and the transmission shifts smoothly. The brakes work fine, but after successive hard stops or trips down the twisty mountain road from my house, the front discs start to warp, causing a pulsation in the brake pedal, but no loss of stopping power. A previous owner installed a multi-piece trunk liner, but did a sloppy job. The cover for the trunk lock has come off, but a new trunk lock is included in the purchase. Also, the original hubcaps, air cleaner, and non-functional AM radio are included in the purchase.